Sherman Alexie interview with Bill Moyers

Sherman Alexie tells his host: “I know a lot more about being white than you know about being Indian.”

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Robert Hass

Robert Hass, interviewed in Guernica and pondering the boundaries between fiction and nonfiction, prose and poetry.

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Tom Robbins, on NPR’s “Wait, wait…don’t tell me,”

Tom reveals his passion for mayonnaise and scores a respectable two out of three.

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The Poet as Activist: A conversation with northwest poet Jeremy Voigt

Jeremy Voigt is a northwest poet and his first chapbook Neither Rising Nor Falling was published by Finishing line Press in 2009. I was able to catch up with Jeremy Voigt at Village Books in Bellingham on a Friday evening to …

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Tony Hoagland: On Risk and Race and Recklessness

When I recently caught up with festival headliner Tony Hoagland, aka “The Poet of Risks,” he was at work on a politically incorrect play about a U.S. history …

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The Poet as Teacher: An interview with Pushcart-prize winning poet Ellen Bass

Many of our poets in the 2012 lineup are also teachers at universities and high schools, balancing the life of writing with the responsibilities of education.

Ellen Bass lives in Santa Cruz, CA, and is a faculty member at Pacific …

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